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mancha mongolica

English translation: Mongolian Spot

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16:47 Sep 21, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical
Spanish term or phrase: mancha mongolica
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J.P.Robichaud
English translation:Mongolian Spot
Explanation:
Forgot to add -- a recent Deutsche Welle tv broadcast mentioned that this genetic trait also appears on some Caucasian babies in Brittany, from the invasions of Attila the Hun.
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Gloria Nichols
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Summary of answers provided
naMongolian Bruiseesping
nalet's remain on the right track, okay...........?
Gloria Nichols
naMongolian spot
Jaime Pedraza
naMongolian Spot
Gloria Nichols
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Gloria Nichols
naDown's Syndrome pink spot
George Rabel


  

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9 mins
Down's Syndrome pink spot


Explanation:
Children born with Down's Syndrom usually have a light pink spot on the back of the neck.

George Rabel
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12 mins
Mongolian Spot


Explanation:
a bluish spot on the base of the spine on Oriental newborns; disappears during the toddler stae


    Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care. I have seen this on Chinese babies.
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43 mins
Mongolian Spot


Explanation:
Forgot to add -- a recent Deutsche Welle tv broadcast mentioned that this genetic trait also appears on some Caucasian babies in Brittany, from the invasions of Attila the Hun.


    Deutsche Welle television, Germany
Gloria Nichols
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I appreciate your prompt and helpful information. A very interesting and useful service which I will not hesitate to use again and recommend to others. Thank you
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1 hr
Mongolian spot


Explanation:
I totally agree. This is only to add some information on the subject. The Mongolian spot also appears in Latin American babies and this has been used to explain the Mongolian origin of our aboriginal ancestors.
Good luck.


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Jaime Pedraza
Colombia
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3 hrs
Mongolian Bruise


Explanation:
This a more common reference to the spot at the base of the spine of some newborns. It does not necessarily mean Downs' Syndrome.

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3 hrs
let's remain on the right track, okay...........?


Explanation:
The Mongolian Spot, a genetic trait expressed by a bluish spot at the base of the spine of Asiatic newborns, is unrelated to Down's Syndrome.

Gloria Nichols
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